Day 3

Pygmalion Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    It's Only Natural

    Kind of Activity:

    Individual Writing

    Objective:

    To engage with Mr. Doolittle's idea of "natural" behavior vs. that which is demanded by class norms.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.2; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.1; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.1.A

    Structure:

    We often consider morality as a system of values that is consistent for all members of society—a standard of behavior that we are taught by our culture and expected to uphold. However, Mr. Doolittle presents a very different idea of morality: behavior that is natural to him and his happiness. He detests what he calls "middle class morality" precisely because it tries to tell...

Join Now to View Premium Content

GradeSaver provides access to 946 study guide PDFs and quizzes, 7627 literature essays, 2155 sample college application essays, 318 lesson plans, and ad-free surfing in this premium content, “Members Only” section of the site! Membership includes a 10% discount on all editing orders.

Join Now

Already a member? Log in